Twenty professional golfers answer the call of the Puerto Rico Open Charity PRO-AM
Charity event in Dorado Beach will raise $500,000 for local entities
February 20, 2018
- February 20, 2018
- Puerto Rican golfer Rafael Campos is one of 20 professionals who will meet on March 3 to play in the Puerto Rico Open Charity PRO-AM. (Michael Cohen/Getty)
(San Juan, Puerto Rico - February 14, 2018) - Puerto Rican golfers Rafael Campos and María Fernanda Torres top the list of 20 professionals who will meet on March 3 at the TPC Dorado Beach to play in the Puerto Rico Open Charity PRO-AM. The event, endorsed by the PGA TOUR, will serve as a platform to raise $500,000 for Puerto Rico charities struggling to recover after hurricane Maria and lay the groundwork for the return of the official tournament in 2019.
After a successful call to professionals of the PGA TOUR and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), a total of 10 male players –including four past Puerto Rico Open champions– and 10 female players have confirmed their participation in the charity match, to be played at the TPC East Championship Course in Dorado Beach.
The following professional players will participate in the event: Rafael Campos (Puerto Rico), George McNeill (USA), Marc Turnesa (USA), Greg Kraft (USA), Brad Fritsch (Canada), Derek Lamley (USA), D.A. Points (USA), Robert Gamez (USA), Andres Romero (Argentina), and Chesson Hadley (USA). The confirmed LPGA players are: María Fernanda Torres (Puerto Rico), Cheyenne Woods (USA), Belén Mozo (Spain), Giulia Molinaro (Italy), Emma Talley (USA), Amanda Blumenherst (USA), Paula Reto (South Africa), Verónica Felibert (Venezuela), Mariajo Uribe (Colombia), and Paola Moreno (Colombia).
In addition, a Celebrity AM-AM will be played on Friday, March 2, when a group of entertainment and sports personalities will take to the field in support of the fundraising goal. For more information, visit www.puertoricoopen.golf.